Kate Hughes to be appointed as Queen’s Counsel

21 DECEMBER 2020

All of us at 9 Park Place are delighted to be able to share some good news and offer our congratulations to Kate Hughes on her successful application to be appointed as Queen’s Counsel. 

Kate specialises in all aspects of public and private law children work. Her cases include significant deliberately inflicted injuries, death, penetrative sexual abuse and poisoning.  

Recent reported cases include:  

Re AA & 25 ors (Children) [2019] EWFC 64 a case in which her client was exonerated after defending allegations that she was part of a paedophile ring;  

Re P & N [2019] EWHC 421 a private law case involving the use of section 91(14).  

Kate’s appointment will take effect in early 2021 – dates are TBC due to the pandemic.